WOW! We can’t say thank you enough for your support! From California to New York and Colorado to Florida – all over the country there were men and women honoring and thanking our sanitation workers during the week of June 17th with notes, baked goods, BBQ’s and more! All of this is to show just how much garbage workers are appreciated for what they do to keep our country clean and free of waste.
Shout Out’s From Across the Nation
We had so many expressions of thanks for sanitation workers shared with us from individuals and companies this year! To see them all, visit the Waste and Recycling Workers Week Facebook page. Here are just a few links to pictures and notes people shared of how they showed their appreciation the week of June 17th:
Baked “garbage truck” cookies shaped and decorated like the New York Department of Sanitation vehicles. Great idea for this year and in the future!
She and her daughters made goodie bags and gave them to their local garbage men. On Facebook Jessica said, “They’re good guys and we just want them to know that we appreciate their dedicated work.”
The City of North Port in North Port, Florida held a BBQ lunch for all Solid Waste Department employees. City government leadership and commissioners joined drivers on their routes and city employees from other departments wore neon green to honor the Solid Waste Department employees.
Dropped off Krispy Kreme doughnuts, Gatorade and a note card to their local sanitation workers during their break time.
Cathleen H. shared on Facebook that the Pitkin County Landfill in Colorado celebrated Waste and Recycling Workers Week by making treat bags for all their hardworking garbage men and women.
Stay Connected All Year
If it were up to us, every day would be National Waste & Recycling Workers Week! Stay connected with us all year on Facebook and Twitter to let us know how you are showing appreciation for your garbage workers each and every week.